By JACKIE CALMES
Rescue Plan, With Fine Print, Dazzles Wall Street
WASHINGTON — This time President Obama directed some of the stagecraft. This time Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner fleshed out the substance of their long-anticipated program to remove banks’ toxic assets and revive the financial system. And this time the reaction was widely positive, giving the embattled Mr. Geithner a critically needed boost.
Strike a Pose? Oh, There's Definitely Something to It
Her bag: a custom-bedazzled Swarovski clutch. Her earrings: Neil Lane's swingy, sparkly shoulder-dusters.
(By Suzanne D'Amato, The Washington Post)
Roche Holding is planning to hold a European roadshow next week for a bond issue to help the Swiss drugmaker fund its planned buyout of Genentech, Reuters reported, citing sources familiar with the situation.
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Microsoft has no plans to raise its $44.6 billion bid to acquire Yahoo, people close to the software titan said. The company's strategists argue that Yahoo's recent roadshow failed to dazzle investors.
roadshow Show phonetics
a group of people who travel around the country in order to give shows for public entertainment, or the show itself:
The roadshow is coming to town.
dazzle Show phonetics
1 [T] If light dazzles you, it makes you unable to see for a short time:
I was dazzled by the sunlight.
2 [T usually passive] If you are dazzled by someone or something, you think they are extremely good and exciting:
I was dazzled by his charm and good looks.
dazzling Show phonetics
1 A dazzling light is so bright that you cannot see for a short time after looking at it:
a dazzling white light
2 extremely attractive or exciting:
dazzling good looks
a dazzling smile
a dazzling performance/display
dazzlingly Show phonetics
a dazzlingly inventive author
show (PUBLIC EVENT) Show phonetics
an event at which a group of related things are available for the public to look at:
a fashion/flower show
There were some amazing new cars at the motor show.
They put on a retrospective show of his work at the National Museum of American Art.
See also airshow; peepshow; roadshow; showjumping; sideshow.
show Show phonetics
verb showed, shown
1 [T] to make an artist's work available for the public to see:
Our aim is to make it easier for young unknown artists to show their work.
2 [I or T] If a cinema or a television station shows a film or programme, or if a film or programme is showing somewhere, you can see it there:
It's the first time this film has been shown on British television.
Now showing at a cinema near you!
showing Show phonetics
an opportunity for the public to see something:
This is the film's first showing on British television.
show (ACTIVITY) Show phonetics
noun [U] INFORMAL
an activity, business or organization, considered in relation to who is managing it:
Who will run the show when Meg retires?
The wedding is their show - let them do it their way.
show was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.
- show (MAKE SEEN)
- show (NOTICEABLE)
- show (FAIL TO HIDE)
- show (MAKE AWARE)
- show (LEAD)
- show (RECORD)
- show (EXPLAIN)
- show (PROVE)
- show (EXPRESS)
- show (ARRIVE)
- show (PUBLIC EVENT)
- show (ENTERTAINMENT)
- show (FALSE APPEARANCE)
- show (ACTIVITY)
bedazzletr.v., -zled, -zling, -zles.
- To dazzle so completely as to make blind.
- To please irresistibly; enchant.
The verb has one meaning:Meaning #1: to cause someone to lose clear vision, esp. from intense light
Synonyms: dazzle, dazen.
- A hand, claw, talon, or paw in the act of grasping.
- A tight grasp.
- Control or power. Often used in the plural: caught in the clutches of sin.
- A device for gripping and holding.
- Any of various devices for engaging and disengaging two working parts of a shaft or of a shaft and a driving mechanism.
- The apparatus, such as a lever or pedal, that activates one of these devices.
- A tense, critical situation: came through in the clutch.
- A clutch bag.